28 days in Queensland Itinerary

28 days in Queensland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Fraser Island
— 2 nights
2
Hervey Bay
— 4 nights
3
Cairns
— 6 nights
4
Port Douglas
— 3 nights
5
Longreach
— 2 nights
6
Brisbane
— 6 nights
7
Gold Coast
— 4 nights

2
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): delve into the lush surroundings at Central Station Rainforest and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake McKenzie. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Eli Creek and then kick back and relax at Seventy-Five Mile Beach.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Fraser Island road trip planning tool.

Brisbane to Fraser Island is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. In June in Fraser Island, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Hervey Bay.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Nature Beaches
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Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach
Eli Creek ©
Eli Creek
Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie

4
nights
Hervey Bay

Hervey Bay ©
With the largest population in the Fraser Coast Region, Hervey Bay is a hub of activity.
Explore hidden gems such as Hervey Bay Historical Village & Museum and The Pier. Get out of town with these interesting Hervey Bay side-trips: Bundaberg (Alexandra Park Zoo, Bundaberg Rum Distillery, &more). There's much more to do: see Off-Road Tours, get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, admire the striking features of Maryborough City Hall, and look for gifts at Harbour Gift Gallery.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Hervey Bay vacation maker tool.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Fraser Island to Hervey Bay in 4.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Hervey Bay can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Hervey Bay

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Bundaberg, Maryborough City Hall
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Esplanade ©
Esplanade
Hervey Bay Historical Village & Museum ©
Hervey Bay Historical Village & Museum
Bundaberg Rum Distillery ©
Bundaberg Rum Distillery

6
nights
Cairns

Cairns ©
A neat, cosmopolitan city of shaded plazas and laid-back neighborhoods, Cairns serves as a popular base for exploration of the surrounding region and the Great Barrier Reef, as well as a center for watersport activities like surfing or waterskiing.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Crystal Caves and The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Trinity Beach and Mission Beach. Explore Cairns' surroundings by going to Skydiving (in Mission Beach), Kuranda (Birdworld Kuranda, Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, &more) and Malanda Falls (in Malanda). Next up on the itinerary: meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience, look for all kinds of wild species at Atherton Tablelands, meet the residents at Cairns Aquarium, and pause for some photo ops at Cairns Cenotaph.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Cairns online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Hervey Bay to Cairns by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, Cairns is a bit warmer than Hervey Bay - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Kuranda, Mission Beach, Trinity Beach, Malanda Falls, The Crystal Caves
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Birdworld Kuranda ©
Birdworld Kuranda
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach
Atherton Tablelands ©
Atherton Tablelands

3
nights
Port Douglas

Port Douglas ©
A holiday in Port Douglas balances an activity-filled getaway with plenty of opportunities to relax, thanks to its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and bustling beach life.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Agincourt Reef and Spas. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Sunday Market Port Douglas and Opalbar. Change things up with a short trip to Daintree National Park in Cape Tribulation (about 46 minutes away). There's more to do: see the vivid underwater world at Opal Reef.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Port Douglas trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Cairns to Port Douglas takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Longreach.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Opalbar, Daintree National Park
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Agincourt Reef ©
Agincourt Reef
Opal Reef ©
Opal Reef
Daintree National Park ©
Daintree National Park

2
nights
Longreach

Longreach ©
Longreach is a town in Central West Queensland, Australia approximately 700km from the coast, west of Rockhampton. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): see the interesting displays at QANTAS Founders Museum and then explore the activities along Lake Eyre Basin. On the 24th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Longreach Powerhouse and Historical Museum, examine the collection at Australian Stockman's Hall of Fame and Outback Heritage Centre, and then take in the exciting artwork at Outback Pics.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Longreach online vacation planner.

You can fly from Port Douglas to Longreach in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Port Douglas in June, Longreach is little chillier at night with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Longreach

Museums Nature Shopping
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QANTAS Founders Museum ©
QANTAS Founders Museum
Longreach Powerhouse and Historical Museum ©
Longreach Powerhouse and Historical Museum

6
nights
Brisbane

Brisbane ©
Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Mooloolaba Beach and Peregian Beach. Shop till you drop at The Original Eumundi Markets and State Library Of Queensland. Explore Brisbane's surroundings by going to Scuba & Snorkeling (in Mooloolaba), Caloundra Lighthouses (in Kings Beach) and Discover Eumundi Heritage & Visitor Centre (in Eumundi). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Museum of Brisbane, admire the masterpieces at Queensland Art Gallery, snap pictures at Story Bridge, and pause for some photo ops at Anzac Square & Memorial Galleries.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Brisbane trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Longreach to Brisbane takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Longreach in June, expect nights in Brisbane to be about the same, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to drive to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Brisbane

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Mooloolaba, Caloundra, Eumundi, Peregian Beach
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Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach
Peregian Beach ©
Peregian Beach
The Original Eumundi Markets ©
The Original Eumundi Markets

4
nights
Gold Coast

Gold Coast ©
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
Step off the beaten path and head to Burleigh Heads Beach and Burleigh Head National Park. Head to Harbour Town Premium Outlets and Robina Town Centrefor plenty of shopping. Spend the 3rd (Fri) exploring nature at Natural Bridge. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Coolangatta Beach, try out the rides at Infinity Attraction, look for all kinds of wild species at David Fleay Wildlife Park, and enjoy breathtaking views from SkyPoint Climb.

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Gold Coast trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Brisbane to Gold Coast in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. June in Gold Coast sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Nature Beaches
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Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Coolangatta Beach ©
Coolangatta Beach

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